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Carder, Frederick

Dwight P. Lanmon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass. 1127 words.

Carder, Frederick (18 September 1863–10 December 1963), glassmaker and founder and managing director of Steuben Glass Works in Corning, New York, was born in Brockmoor, Kingswinford,...

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Chamberlain, Robert

Sonia F. G. Parkinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass. 1216 words.

Chamberlain, Robert (bap. 1736?, d. 1798), enameller and porcelain manufacturer, may have been the 'base son' (baptismal register) of Sarah Chamberlain and an unknown father, baptized at St...

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Cliff, Clarice

Alun R. Graves.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass. 1193 words.

Cliff, Clarice (1899–1972), ceramic designer and art director, was born on 20 January 1899 at 19 Meir Street, Tunstall, Staffordshire, one of eight children of Harry Thomas Cliff,...

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Elers, John Philip

Helen L. Phillips.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass. 1013 words.

Elers, John Philip (1664–1738), potter and merchant, was born in Utrecht on 7 September 1664, the son of Martin Elers (b. 1621). His mother was a daughter of Daniel van Mildred. He had a...

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Leach, David Andrew

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass. 4 words.

See Leach, Bernard Howell

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Minton, Herbert

Joan Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass. 1584 words.

Minton, Herbert (1793–1858), pottery manufacturer, was born on 4 February 1793 in Stoke-on-Trent, the second son of ten children of Thomas Minton (1765–1836), engraver and pottery...

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Northwood, John

Charles R. Hajdamach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass. 1280 words.

Northwood, John (bap. 1836, d. 1902), glass artist and manufacturer, was born in Wordsley, Staffordshire, where he was baptized on 13 November 1836, the second of three surviving sons among...

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Spode, Josiah

Helen L. Phillips.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass. 987 words.

Spode, Josiah (1755–1827), potter and merchant, was born on 8 May 1755 at Stoke-on-Trent, the son of Josiah Spode (1733–1797), founder of the Spode pottery factory there, and Ellen, née Fin...

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Taylor, James

Michael S. Moss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 917 words.

Taylor, James (1753–1825), naval engineer and potter, was born on 3 May 1753 at Leadhills, Lanarkshire, the son of John Taylor, the overseer of the earl of Hopetoun's mines there. He was...

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Turner, Thomas

J. Shearman and N. Shearman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass. 670 words.

Turner, Thomas (bap. 1747, d. 1809), porcelain manufacturer, was baptized on 9 November 1747 at St Swithun's, Worcester, the eldest son of Richard Turner (bap. 1720, d. 1791), a Church of...

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